The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 19 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.98% 6.86% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 18.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.55% 37.25% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 16
Median daily rate £375 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase